Refractive error

A man sits next to a standing boy.

Partha's story

Partha Mukherjee teaches Mathematics and offered his support for a Sightsavers eye health initiative when approached by a community worker.

Madhabi’s story

In 2017 Madhabi Jana played the key role in organising an eye health camp by obtaining permission from the headmaster of the local school for the venue.

Vinay overcomes refractive error

Vinay overcomes refractive error

Overcoming refractive error Vinay is 14 years old and studies in the ninth standard of the local Government High School

Venkatesh overcomes refractive error

Venkatesh overcomes refractive error

Venkatesh, an 8-year-old who studies in the third standard of the Government School in Kalguntte Agrahara, Bangalore, had trouble reading and writing in school due to refractive error

Picture of a dog

Young shutterbugs with newly restored vision

When a digital camera came handy to Vinay Kumar, a 14-year-old boy who had just recovered from his visual imparity, the first picture he clicked was of a bunch of papayas, with the accurate focus and depth of a professional photographer